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NCMHCE Exam Prep Course

Ace the National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Examination (NCMHCE) by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

We include multiple full-length practice tests with hundreds of practice questions.
All lessons are adapted from our highly reviewed study guide.
Watch instructional videos on dozens of complex concepts.
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Reading Learners

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Take our practice tests and be quizzed after lessons. Gain confidence!
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Professional Practice and Ethics

Intake, Assessment, and Diagnosis

Areas of Clinical Focus

Treatment Planning

Counseling Skills and Interventions

Core Counseling Attributes

Course Outline
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4 Secret Keys to NCMHCE Exam Success4 Topics
Lesson Content
Secret Key #1: Plan Big, Study Small
Secret Key #2: Make Your Studying Count
Secret Key #3: Practice the Right Way
Secret Key #4: Pace Yourself
Test-Taking Strategies3 Topics
Lesson Content
Question Strategies
Answer Choice Strategies
General Strategies
Professional Practice and Ethics12 Topics |1 Quizzes
Lesson Content
History of Ethical Standards and Ethical Dilemmas
Confidentiality and Virtue Ethics
Regulatory Standards
Legal and Political Issues
Research: Process, Data, and Sampling
Research: Measurements and Analysis
Research in Counseling
Careers in Counseling
Counseling Settings
Private Practices
Managed Care
Technology in Counseling
Intake, Assessment, and Diagnosis12 Topics |1 Quizzes
Lesson Content
Human Growth and Development Part 1
Human Growth and Development Part 2
Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Biological Theories
Assessment Process
Client Interviews
Assessment Tests and Tools
Intelligence Tests
Personality Tests and Tests for Dementia, Attention, and Delirium
Tests for Anxiety and Depression and Other Assesssments
Diagnostic Tests
Indicators for Risk to Self or Others
Areas of Clinical Focus27 Topics |1 Quizzes
Lesson Content
Intellectual Disabilities, Communication Disorders, and ASD
ADHD, Conduct Disorder, and Motor Disorders
Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder and Anxiety Disorders
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, PTSD, and Somatoform Disorders
Neurocognitive Disorders
Bipolar Disorders and Major Depressive Disorder
Persistent Depressive Disorder and Dissociative Disorders
Sexual Dysfunctions, Gender Dysphoria, and Sleep-Wake Disorders
Personality Disorders
Alcoholism and History of Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse: Screening, Assessment, and Treatment
Indicators of Substance Abuse Part 1
Indicators of Substance Abuse Part 2
Globalization and Institutionalism
Social and Economic Justice
Out-of-Home Placement and Displacement
Sexual Orientation
Domestic Violence
Stress, Crisis, and Trauma
Terrorism and Crisis Intervention
Grief, Trauma, and Natural Disasters
Career Counseling
Treatment Planning3 Topics |1 Quizzes
Lesson Content
Theoretical Frameworks Part 1
Theoretical Frameworks Part 2
Theory Development
Counseling Skills and Interventions10 Topics |1 Quizzes
Lesson Content
Therapeutic Frameworks
Recovery Model, Trauma-Informed Care, and PSST and PMT
Condition-Specific Therapeutic Approaches
Counseling Techniques
Family Therapy Part 1
Family Therapy Part 2
Group Work and Small Group Therapy
Group Formation, Group Process, and Models of Group Practice
Group Therapy Methods and Group Practice with Special Populations
Using Humor in the Counseling Process
Core Counseling Attributes4 Topics |1 Quizzes
Lesson Content
Therapeutic Environment Part 1
Therapeutic Environment Part 2
Therapeutic Relationships and Communication
Multicultural Counseling
NCMHCE Course Feedback
Guide to Effective Studying6 Topics
Lesson Content
Where and How to Study
Scheduling Study Time
Reading Methods
Taking Notes
Exam Day
How to Overcome Test Anxiety
NCMHCE Flashcards

Practice Tests

Practice Test 1
NCMHCE Practice Test 1
Practice Test 2
NCMHCE Practice Test 2
Practice Test 3
NCMHCE Practice Test 3
Practice Test 4
NCMHCE Practice Test 4
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NCMHCE Exam Prep Course by Mometrix


Professional Practice and Ethics

  • Confidentiality and Virtue Ethics
  • Regulatory Standards

Intake, Assessment, and Diagnosis

  • Biological Theories
  • Assessment Process

Areas of Clinical Focus

  • ADHD, Conduct Disorder, and Motor Disorders
  • Neurocognitive Disorders

Treatment Planning

  • Theoretical Frameworks
  • Theory Development

Counseling Skills and Interventions

  • Therapeutic Frameworks
  • Counseling Techniques

Core Counseling Attributes

  • Therapeutic Relationships and Communication
  • Multicultural Counseling


Study Guide

Get access to content from the best-reviewed study guide available.

Track Your Progress

Our customized course allows you to check off content you have studied or feel confident with.

4 Full-Length Practice Tests

With 600+ practice questions and lesson reviews, you can test yourself again and again to build confidence.


Our course includes a flashcard mode consisting of 549 content cards.
79.99 (billed monthly)
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